Men's Basketball Postgame Notes vs. Marshall (Feb. 18, 2009)

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    2008-09 Houston Cougars Men's Basketball Postgame Notes
    Houston Cougars (16-8 • 7-4 C-USA) at Houston Cougars (12-14 • 4-7 C-USA)
    Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009 • Cam Henderson Center • Huntington, W.Va.


    TEAM NOTES

    • With Wednesday's loss, the Cougars fell to 4-1 (.800) all-time against Marshall and saw their four-game winning streak against the Thundering Herd snapped... In addition, the Cougars fell to 1-1 (.500) against Marshall in West Virginia.

    • Wednesday's game marked the fourth consecutive year that the Cougars played Marshall in basketball... The series has been played at least once every year since the 2005-06 season.

    • With a field-goal percentage of 58.5 percent (31-of-53), Marshall enjoyed a season high by any Cougar opponent this season... It topped the previous season high of 48.3 percent (29-of-60) by UTEP in El Paso (Jan. 14, 2009)... It was the highest percentage by a Cougar opponent since UAB hit 61.0 percent (33-of-58) in Birmingham, Ala., on March 2, 2002.

    • The Cougars return to action at 7 p.m., Saturday, when they play host to Conference USA-rival UCF at Hofheinz Pavilion.


    INDIVIDUAL NOTES
    • With 38 points, junior guard Aubrey Coleman recorded a single-game high... His total topped his previous best of 35 points at No. 18/15 Memphis (Jan. 31, 2009).

    • With 38 points, junior guard Aubrey Coleman recorded his third 30-point game of the season... He broke out of a tie with junior guard Kelvin Lewis for the team lead in that category this season.

    • With 38 points, junior guard Aubrey Coleman recorded his third 30-point game of the season... He became only the 20th player to record three 20-point games during his career... Coleman also became only the 16th player in school history to record at least three 30-point games in a single season.

     

     

    • With 16 field goals, junior guard Aubrey Coleman recorded a single-game high... His total topped his previous best of 11 against Conference USA-rival UAB (Jan. 10, 2009) and at Middle Tennessee (Dec. 2, 2008).

    • With 30 field goal attempts, junior guard Aubrey Coleman recorded a single-game high... His total topped his previous best of 28 at Conference USA-rival No. 18/19 Memphis (Jan. 31, 2009).

    • Junior guard Aubrey Coleman played all 40 minutes in a game for the fourth time during his career and most recently since facing No. 18/19 Memphis (Jan. 31, 2009).

    • Scoring a season-low seven points, junior guard Kelvin Lewis saw his streak of 27 consecutive games with at least 10 points snapped.


    HEAD COACH Tom Penders NOTES
    • With Wednesday's loss, head coach Tom Penders fell to 624-418 (.599) during his career... Penders also fell to 97-57 (.639) during his UH tenure.

    • With Wednesday's loss, head coach Tom Penders fell to 3-2 (.600) against Marshall during his career... He fell to 3-1 (.750) at Houston and was 0-1 at Columbia... Penders also fell to 1-2 (.333) against Marshall in West Virginia during his overall career and 1-1 (.500) as the Cougar head coach.

    • With Wednesday's loss, head coach Tom Penders fell to 46-27 (.630) in Conference USA games during his career... Penders also fell to 266-159 (.626) in all conference games during his career.

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